A new history of Waterford Crystal

9th December, 2018

There is no better word for it than alchemy – the art of turning sand into exquisite glass. The first published history of Waterford Crystal should be obligatory reading for every budding entrepreneur. In a nutshell, this is a tale of how centuries of superb Irish craftsmanship went to the wall thanks to decades of well-meant but inept management and corporate greed.

Author John M Hearne knows his subject inside out – he was a...

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